CA – Family Guy Panel

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 – 7:00 pm

Seth MacFarlane,
Mila Kunis, “Meg Griffin, Family Guy
Steve Marmel, Writer/Producer
Dan Palladino, Producer, Family Guy
Danny Smith, Executive Producer, Family Guy
Mike Barker, Executive Producer, American Dad
Rich Appel, Executive Producer, The Cleveland Show
Kara Vallow, Producer, Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show
Plus additional guests.  

Although he carries on the tradition of hand-drawn animation, producer-writer-director-actor-animator Seth MacFarlane’s satirical view of life is anything but old fashioned. He pushes the envelope as far as possible when it comes to roasting sacred cows, frequently evoking the ire of various religious and parental watchdog groups, much to his delight. MacFarlane reigns over the current Sunday night Fox schedule, with his career-defining Family Guy, only the second animated program ever nominated for the Prime Time Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series; American Dad!, a send-up of jingoism; and The Cleveland Show, which proves his humor can cross racial barriers as it depicts a black family as dysfunctional and hilarious as any he has created.

Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, 8440 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

http://www.paleycenter.org/paleyfest2010/

TX – Girls with Slingshots Signing

Danielle Corsetto signs at Zeus Comics on March 10th from 12-6pm.

4411 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
Monday, Closed,
Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-8pm,
Sunday, 12pm-6pm
214.219.TOYS
www.zeuscomics.com

Curb Your Enthusiasm Star Tour

Jeff Garlin, star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and WALL-E, signs copies of My Footprint

March 2 - BORDERS 150 North State St, Chicago, IL – Talk & Booksigning – 12:30 PM
March 2 - TEMPLE JEREMIAH 937 Happ Road, Northfield, IL - Talk & Booksigning – 7:30 PM CST  
March 3 – THE BOOK STALL 811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL  – Talk & Booksigning - 7:00pm CST 
March 4 - PARK WEST Chicago, IL  – SHOW & Booksigning – 8:00pm  
March 5 - HELIUM COMEDY CLUB Philadelphia, PA – SHOW & Booksigning – 8:00pm  
March 6 - BORDERS #330 BACK BAY 511 Boylston Street, Boston, MA – Talk & Booksigning – 2:00pm  
March 6 - WILBUR THEATRE Boston, MA – SHOW & Booksigning – 7:00pm  
March 6 - HARVARD (IGP) OF THE YEAR Cambridge, MA  – 11:00pm  
March 7 - LEVENTHAL-SIDMAN JCC 333 Nahanton Street, Newton, MA  – Talk & Booksigning – 4:00pm  
March 8 - BOOKS & BOOKS 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL – Talk & Booksigning - 8:00pm  
March 10 - CONGREGATION B’NAI ISRAEL 2200 Yamato Road, Boca Raton, FL  – Talk & Booksigning – 7:30pm  
March 11 - IMPROV WEST PALM BEACH, FL – SHOW & Booksigning – 8:00pm  
March 12 - A CAPPELLA BOOKS 484-C Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA – Booksigning – 6:00-8:00pm  
March 12 - 14TH STREET PLAYHOUSE 173 14th Street, Atlanta, GA – SHOW & Booksigning – 8:00pm   
March 13 - ATLANTA JCC 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA - Talk & Booksigning – 7:30pm  
March 14 - PALEY CENTER W/ “CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM” CAST Los Angeles, CA  – PANEL DISCUSSION  
March 16 - BOOK SOUP 8818 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA – Talk & Booksigning – 7:00pm   
March 17 – ELLIOTT BAY BOOKSTORE 101 South Main Street, Seattle, WA – Talk & Booksigning – 7:00pm  
March 18 - PARLOR LIVE Bellevue, WA – SHOW & Booksigning – 7:30pm  
March 19 - ALADDIN THEATRE Portland, OR – SHOW & Booksigning - 8:00pm  
March 20 - POWELL’S 1005 West Burnside, Portland, OR - Talk & Booksigning – 2:00pm  
March 21 - BOOKS INC 2251 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA – Talk & Booksigning – 3:00pm  
March 21 - CONGREGATION BETH AM 26790 Arastradero Rd, Los Altos Hills, CA – Talk & Booksigning – 7:00pm   
March 24 – BARNES & NOBLE  # 2743 7881 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA – Talk & Booksigning - 7:00pm   
March 25 - SKYLIGHT BOOKS 1818 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA - Talk & Booksigning – 7:30 PM     
March 26 -  THE COMEDY STORE HOLLYWOOD, CA - SHOW & Booksigning 

More details here…

CA – Pixar Artist Class

SATURDAY, MARCH 6, 2010 â— 10–11:30am
Master Class for Adults: Developing Stories and Storyboards

Join Pixar story artist Rob Gibbs of Up, Wall●E, Cars, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., and other features to discuss developing stories and creating story boards. Gibbs has also co-directed several Pixar short films, including seven Mater’s Tall Tales.

Call (707) 284-1263 for reservations and fee information.

Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, California 95403

NM – G.I. Joe Origins Signing

March 20th 2010 – Comic Artist Ben Templesmith with be here. He did the cover art for our exclusive GI Joe Origins #12. He will be signing comics and hanging out for the afternoon. Be sure to stop by and meet the man behind some of todays most amazing comic art (including Choker, 30 Days of Night, Chronicles of Wormwood, and many more)

Astro Zombies, 3100 Central Avenue SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

MD – Aspen Comics Signing

Aspen Comics artist Micah Gunnell signs and sketches at the Beyond Comics Gaithersburg Square Store (536 North Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD) 0n March 3rd from 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. He will also have Original Art for sale.

 http://www.beyondcomics.com

CA – The Guild Signing

Felicia Day (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog) signs at Golden Apple Comics on March 26th.
 
Golden Apple Comics, 7018 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA

http://www.goldenapplecomics.com/

NYCBM Marches On Despite Snow

The snow has NOT stopped the show! NYCBM will go on this Saturday, February 27, 2010!!! The Guests, Artists, and Dealers are confirmed and on their way to bring you a GREAT show! So don’t be afraid of the snow and come out and enjoy the show!!! On hand will be over 50 famous comics creators, as well as many local independent artists and small-press publishers.

Famed movie producer Ilya Salkind (Superman 1, 2, & 3) will be giving a talk and signing autographs. The NY Jedi will be holding a “lightsaber arena” with demonstrations, exhibitions, and lessons all day. There will be an open game room of vintage, classic, and hot new video games free to play all day long! Over 150 dealer tables will be filled with comics old and new, toys, posters, trading cards, videos, and related pop-culture collectibles. This is an opportunity no true fan should miss! First 300 customers get free passes to HOT TUB TIME MACHINE! More movie passes given out through the day!

Michael Carbonaro has produced the longest-running comic book convention in New York City for the past 13 years. That convention has grown by leaps and bounds to being one of the largest public events in the city. This show will be a return to his roots: an exciting, affordable show at the Penn Plaza Pavilion with famous artists, wonderful dealers, and devoted fans all in the same building, and the love for a true American art form, the comic book. For more information and updates, and to sign up for the mailing list, go to the website.

NEW YORK COMIC BOOK MARKETPLACE DATE: Saturday February 27th, 10:30 am – 7:00 pm

PLACE: Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 7th Avenue at 35th Street, New York City

TICKETS: $10

MA – Imaginative Realism Signing

Painting What Doesn’t Exist: An Afternoon with James Gurney


“Mountain Tribesman,” James Gurney, 2007. ©2007 James Gurney. All rights reserved.

Saturday, March 13, 1 to 4 p.m. 

Award-winning fantasy artist and creator of Dinotopia, James Gurney, explores ways to incorporate detail and imagination into stunningly realistic fantasy settings. At 1 p.m., the artist will discuss the step-by-step techniques that have won him worldwide critical acclaim, followed by hands-on art making and a booksigning of Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn’t Exist. Free with Museum admission, kids and teens free.

About James Gurney:
James Gurney is the best-selling author and illustrator of the Dinotopia book series. He has worked on assignment as a National Geographic artist, and illustrated seventeen United States postage stamps, and numerous book covers. An accomplished, award-winning artist, Gurney is the recipient of many prestigious honors, including seven Chesley Awards from the Association of Fantasy Artists, two Hugo Awards from the World Science Fiction Convention, and Best of Show from the Art Director’s Club. Gurney’s art currently appears in museum exhibitions around the world, including the Norman Rockwell Museum traveling exhibition Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney.

 Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183,  Stockbridge, MA 01262

NC – March Madness Signing

MATT KINDT, BEN TOWLE, MICHAEL WATKINS, and LYLE POLLARD

SATURDAY, MARCH 6th  10 AM – 7 PM

Acme Comics is proud to present our 2nd Annual MARCH MADNESS EVENT spotlighting INDEPENDENT CREATORS    

Kicking off our March Madness event is a group coming to us from near and far! Matt Kindt will be winging his way in from Missouri to promote the Super Spy companion The Lost Dossier, Ben Towle will be shooting over from Winston-Salem with his new book Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean, and hero of many an Acme event Michael Watkins will be heading down from the Martinsville area with Carly’s HeroesCon 2009 table neighbor Lyle Pollard!

More details at the link!

Acme Comics, 2150 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408

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